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Popcorn Fundraising Ideas

Easy Fundraising Ideas – Popcorn! Using our popcorn fundraising ideas for raising money should be given your consideration. Popcorn is the first snack that you crave when you go to the theater. That’s because popcorn is one of the favorite snack foods in America. Whether it’s consumed while watching television, eaten at a special party, or just snacked on, popcorn is the real deal. Popcorn is nutritious and it’s a universal snack. Popcorn is light, provides some bulk in your diet, and does Read More...

Great Fundraising Ideas

Great Fundraising Ideas Great fundraising ideas to make money for your organization or school fundraiser These days, almost every school, church and organization needs additional funds. Sponsors need fundraisers which are simple, profitable and easy. Easy, simple, money making ideas equal GREAT FUNDRAISING IDEAS. There is a difference between “simple” and “easy”. Splitting wood with an ax is simple, but it is not easy. Running fifty miles without stopping is simple, but it is not easy. Fundraising ideas should help you to fund Read More...

Valentine Lollipops – Easy Fundraising Ideas

Valentine Lollipops – Easy Fundraising Ideas for Valentine’s Day A Valentine’s Day fundraiser is an annual event for thousands of organizations around the country.   This once overlooked fundraising holiday has quickly become the busiest.  Valentine’s Day has become a great time for groups to earn a little extra money and have fun doing it.  Many groups have begun to see the potential of this holiday.  Although there are scores of fundraising ideas, Valentine lollipops are much easier to sell than Read More...

Service Fundraising

Service FundraisingBoys and Girls Clubs, Scouting Groups (both boys and girls) and numerous Civic Organizations depend on fundraising product sales to help defer costs of uniforms, camping activities, trips, dues, projects, etc. Many of the civic organizations also participate in annual service fundraising activities for the sole purpose of sponsoring and/or helping benevolent groups and organizations with expenses that require outside financial assistance. Read More...

Charity and Church Fundraising

Frozen Cheesecake Fundraiser – Charity and Church Fundraising Charity and Church Fundraising with ilovefundraising.com For many years, church fundraisers typically consisted of bake sales, dinners and special programs. However, in recent years, the need for the funding of increasingly more expensive projects such as mission trips, out-of-town youth conferences, etc. has brought about a transition to the highly profitable “Product Fundraising”. Charity and church fundraising activities account for tens of thousands of product oriented fundraisers each year. Although the total number of Read More...

Sports Fundraising

Sports Fundraising with ilovefundraising.com Jack Link’s Fundraiser – Sports Fundraising Each year almost every sports organization across the country has a major sports fundraising blitz in order to raise needed funds for uniforms, equipment, and other unfunded expenses.  Most of sports fundraising takes place in the first four months of the year, but increasingly, particularly with the very rapid growth of soccer in the USA during the last 2-3 decades, there are numerous sports groups raising their operating funds during both the Read More...

School Fundraising Ideas

School Fundraising Ideas with ilovefundraising.com Chocolate Candy Fundraiser – School Fundraising School Fundraising represents one of the largest sectors for fundraising in the United States. Each year there are hundreds of thousands of schools that sell various fundraising products. With very few exceptions, if you are the sponsor of an organization, you have a need for funds. As the schools have become increasingly more stressed for funds, the need for great school fundraising ideas has almost become a necessity. Jack Link’s Beef Jerky Read More...

Basics 101: Timing of Your Fundraiser

The old expression, “Timing is everything”, may be a little exaggerated, but timing definitely influences the overall success of a fundraising project. When fundraising products, particularly edible items such as candy fundraisers, cookie dough fundraisers, fundraising caramel corn, etc are due to be delivered to your group’s location, it is very important to know that there will be someone at that location who is knowledgeable about the arrival day of delivery. Likewise it is important, when larger orders of Read More...

Basics 101: Leadership – It’s Essential for Your Fund Raiser!

Proper motivation is one of the key factors to a successful fundraising activity, and the head sponsor of that fundraising activity is similar to the coach of an athletic team. No matter how much individual talent is on his/her team, it is almost impossible for that team to have a winning season without the coach. Likewise, it is extremely difficult to have a successful fundraiser without at least one pro-active sponsor who is willing to lead by encouraging, admonishing, Read More...

Basics 101: Motivation for Your Fund-Raiser

Another very crucial variable, if not the most crucial variable, for your fundraising group’s success is the degree of motivation the group possesses. When we talk about the group’s motivation, we are actually talking about three different motivational levels: 1) the individual sellers, 2) the collective group of participants, and 3) the sponsor(s). A significant breakdown or problem in any of these three areas, can cause a fundraiser to quickly lose its momentum. The famous slogan, “The buck stops here”, Read More...